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CareerFoundry

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CareerFoundry

Avg Rating:4.52 ( 317 reviews )

CareerFoundry is an online coding school that offers flexible, self-paced, mentored online programs for career changers in web development, UX design, and UI design. Students learn with a 1-on-1 mentor using personalized, project-based, and adaptive curricula. Headquartered in Berlin but with a global student base, CareerFoundry has provided tech education since 2013. CareerFoundry combines the flexibility of online learning with the guidance of mentors, training students to become employable technologists in four to 12 months or their money back. The 7-month Web Development course aims to help students become employable junior full-stack JavaScript developers and covers HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Node.js, MongoDB, React, Angular, Vue.js and more. The 10-month UX Design Course explores the concepts of user experience design, graphic user interface design, and industry best practices, as well as real-world tools employed by professionals in the field. The 6-month UI Design Course curriculum is focused on teaching practical design skills using all the latest tools in the field, including Sketch.

To apply for the programs, students should have access to a computer and an internet connection, and an interest in the topic they are planning to study. Students apply via the CareerFoundry website to create an account and connect with an advisor who can talk through their options. Students will need to pay a deposit to secure their place, then complete the required prework before the course commences.

All students will graduate with projects they can show to potential employers to get their new careers off and running. Web development students will create a simple portfolio website and code a NoSQL database-driven React app. UX Design students work on a re-design of a web-based app, which includes creating user personas and a UX Design portfolio. UI students will redesign the user interface for one site and built a marketable portfolio that includes the UI for four apps. Students have access to Career Advisors who provide tailored coaching for job hunting and interviewing. Students who do not land a job within 180 days of graduating may be eligible to get a refund.

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  • Frontend Development for Designers

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    HTML, CSS, Front End
    OnlinePart Time15 Hours/week8 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,000
    Class size25
    LocationOnline
    Ideal for those who are already designers, this​ ​course​ ​will​ ​walk​ ​you​ ​through​ ​the​ ​entire​ ​development​ ​process​ ​for​ ​creating​ ​a​ ​simple​ ​yet​ ​functional portfolio​ ​site​ ​to​ ​showcase​ ​your​ ​creative​ ​work.​ ​Staying​ ​true​ ​to​ ​your​ ​design​ ​roots,​ ​you’ll​ ​begin​ ​the​ ​course​ ​by thoroughly​ ​reviewing​ ​your​ ​previous​ ​work​ ​and​ ​selecting​ ​pieces​ ​to​ ​be​ ​included​ ​in​ ​your​ ​portfolio.​ ​After​ ​that, it’s​ ​time​ ​to​ ​throw​ ​on​ ​your​ ​(new)​ ​developer​ ​hat!​ ​You’ll​ ​first​ ​begin​ ​learning​ ​about​ ​frontend​ ​development through​ ​web​ ​inspection​ ​and​ ​basic​ ​HTML,​ ​before​ ​gradually​ ​working​ ​your​ ​way​ ​through​ ​CSS​ ​stylesheets, responsive​ ​CSS,​ ​JavaScript​ ​plugins,​ ​testing​ ​and​ ​debugging,​ ​and,​ ​finally,​ ​creating​ ​a​ ​presentation​ ​to​ ​show off​ ​your​ ​hard​ ​work. By​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​the​ ​course,​ ​you’ll​ ​have​ ​gained​ ​hands-on​ ​knowledge​ ​on​ ​how​ ​to​ ​build​ ​a​ ​website​ ​from​ ​scratch. You’ll​ ​not​ ​only​ ​know​ ​how​ ​to​ ​code​ ​with​ ​HTML​ ​and​ ​CSS,​ ​but​ ​how​ ​to​ ​debug​ ​and​ ​use​ ​JavaScript​ ​to​ ​add interactivity​ ​to​ ​a​ ​website,​ ​as​ ​well.​ ​Perhaps​ ​most​ ​importantly,​ ​you’ll​ ​also​ ​be​ ​able​ ​to​ ​speak​ ​the​ ​language​ ​of “code,”​ ​endowing​ ​you​ ​with​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​communicate​ ​any​ ​technical​ ​issues​ ​you​ ​notice​ ​within​ ​the​ ​designs of​ ​a​ ​website​ ​or​ ​application.​ ​This​ ​will​ ​enable​ ​you​ ​to​ ​effectively​ ​collaborate​ ​with​ ​developers​ ​and​ ​coordinate cross-team​ ​projects​ ​throughout​ ​your​ ​career—an​ ​essential​ ​part​ ​of​ ​any​ ​design​ ​role. The​ ​course​ ​is​ ​divided​ ​into​ ​two​ ​Achievements​ ​and​ ​contains​ ​a​ ​total​ ​of​ ​14​ ​Exercises.​ ​At​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​each Exercise,​ ​you’ll​ ​complete​ ​a​ ​Task​ ​to​ ​immediately​ ​apply​ ​what​ ​you’ve​ ​learned​ ​to​ ​your​ ​course​ ​project.​
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Tuition Plans2 monthly instalments or an upfront fee. Contact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com for pricing in Euros and Pounds.
    Refund / GuaranteeFull refund provided for cancellations within the first 2 weeks of course start date.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelStudents must have UX design experience.
    Prep WorkNone
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Full Stack Web Development

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    AngularJS, MongoDB, HTML, Git, JavaScript, SQL, jQuery, CSS, React.js, Algorithms, Node.js, Front End, Scrum, MVC, Agile, REST
    OnlinePart Time15 Hours/week30 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$5,500
    Class size25
    LocationOnline
    CareerFoundry runs one of the world’s leading Web Development programs. With the mission to help people transform their careers and lives, we’re driving digital innovation through world-class courses, personal mentoring and an unrivalled graduate network. In fact, we’re so confident that our students will have the skills, portfolio and mindset to land the right role within 6 months of graduation that we refund 100% of your tuition if you don’t. We’ve built a course that has everything you need to get a job as a Full-Stack JavaScript Web Developer. From creating a simple portfolio website to coding an entire NoSQL database-driven React app complete with its own API, you’ll come out with everything you need to get your new career off and running. Work with descriptive languages such as HTML5 and CSS3 before diving straight into frontend and backend languages, tools, and frameworks such as JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, MongoDB, React, Angular, and Vue.js, among others. Along the way, you’ll build a wide variety of apps, including a native app, to showcase your new skills, all while learning how to implement essential development approaches such as test-driven development and functional programming. As a student on our Web Developer course, you’ll have TWO dedicated people guiding you towards success. You get a tutor to help with exercises and answer your day-to-day questions and a senior mentor who works you through exactly what you need to do to impress employers and get a job you love. To ensure this we’ve purpose-built a Career Change ‘Achievement’, providing a step-by-step process that first gets your profile polished and then puts it in front of the right people. We’ve also opened up the CareerFoundry library so that our students get lifetime access to all materials for ALL our courses, and we’ve built beautiful new communication features for you to ask for help from your mentors and collaborate with other students.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Skills Fund
    Tuition Plans7 monthly instalments or an upfront fee. Contact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com for pricing in Euros and Pounds.
    Refund / GuaranteeFull refund provided for cancellations within the first 2 weeks of course start date.
    ScholarshipContact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com to get a $500 scholarship.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBasic Computer Knowledge
    Prep WorkNone required
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Introduction to UX Design

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    Design, User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time15 Hours/week4 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$690
    Class size25
    LocationBerlin, Online
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Tuition PlansUpfront payments only. Contact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com for pricing in Euros and Pounds.
    Refund / GuaranteeFull refund provided for cancellations within the first 2 weeks of course start date.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNone required
    Prep WorkNone required
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • UI Design

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    Design, Mobile, User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time15 Hours/week39 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$6,900
    Class size25
    LocationOnline
    The UI Design Program is geared towards maximizing successful career outcomes through an immersive three-part journey: Introduction to UI Design, UI Immersion, and your choice of Specialization (either the Frontend Developers for Designers Course, or the Voice User Interface Design Course). Dedicate 15 hours per week and you'll complete the entire program in 9 months—or, if you have more time on your hands, you could be finished in just 4-5 months at a pace of 40 hours per week. From the second you start the program, you’ll be assigned an expert Mentor and Tutor who’ll support you through every step of your journey. Your Tutor is a program specialist, grading your daily submissions and answering any general questions you may have. Your Mentor is your window into the design world (with over 8 years of industry experience!); offering career advice, and helping you polish your portfolio. We have a 96.4% success rate when it comes to getting our UI graduates hired, and you'll be covered by the CareerFoundry Job Guarantee: If you don’t get a job within 180 days of graduating, you get your money back—it's as simple as that. We also have deals with many of the industry’s top software providers, meaning you’ll have access to discounts and free trials for industry-standard tools such as Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq, and more!
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Skills Fund
    Tuition PlansContact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com for tuition plans and pricing in Euros and Pounds.
    Refund / GuaranteeFull refund provided for cancellations within the first 2 weeks of course start date.
    ScholarshipContact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com to get a $500 scholarship.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNone required
    Prep WorkNone required
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • UI for UX Designers

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    OnlinePart Time15 Hours/week8 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,000
    Class size25
    LocationOnline
    Ideal for those who are already designers, this​ ​course​ ​takes​ ​you​ ​through​ ​the​ ​process​ ​of​ ​designing​ ​the​ ​user​ ​interface​ ​of​ ​a​ ​responsive​ ​app​ ​from scratch.​ ​Students ​begin​ ​by​ ​sketching​ ​user​ ​flows​ ​and​ ​paper​ ​prototypes​ ​for their​ ​selected​ ​project​.​ ​From​ ​there,​ ​you’ll​ ​explore​ ​grids,​ ​visual​ ​hierarchy,​ ​and​ ​UI​ ​design patterns,​ ​setting​ ​up​ ​your​ ​screens​ ​for​ ​the​ ​beautiful​ ​layers​ ​of​ ​UI​ ​you’ll​ ​be​ ​adding.​ ​Following​ ​in-depth Exercises​ ​in​ ​each​ ​of​ ​these​ ​areas,​ ​your​ ​typography,​ ​colour,​ ​imagery,​ ​and​ ​custom​ ​icons​ ​will​ ​add​ ​personality and​ ​a​ ​unique,​ ​professional​ ​feel​ ​to​ ​your​ ​app.​ ​With​ ​the​ ​visual​ ​design​ ​complete,​ ​the​ ​next​ ​step​ ​is​ ​a​ ​crash course​ ​in​ ​interaction​ ​design,​ ​after​ ​which​ ​you’ll​ ​have​ ​a​ ​go​ ​at​ ​animating​ ​a​ ​piece​ ​of​ ​your​ ​UI. With​ ​the​ ​mobile​ ​UI​ ​mocked​ ​up​ ​and​ ​polished,​ ​it’s​ ​then​ ​time​ ​to​ ​revisit​ ​responsive​ ​design​ ​and​ ​adapt​ ​your​ ​UI for​ ​brand​ ​new​ ​breakpoints.​ ​Once​ ​finished,​ ​you’ll​ ​frame​ ​your​ ​finalized​ ​UI​ ​in​ ​professional​ ​presentation mockups​ ​to​ ​wow​ ​clients​ ​and​ ​employers​ ​alike,​ ​and​ ​take​ ​a​ ​detailed​ ​look​ ​at​ ​the​ ​hand-off​ ​process​ ​to​ ​ensure you​ ​meet​ ​the​ ​needs​ ​of​ ​the​ ​rest​ ​of​ ​your​ ​project​ ​team. By​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​the​ ​course,​ ​students will​ ​master​ ​the​ ​theory​ ​behind​ ​beautiful​ ​UI​ ​design,​ ​and​ ​have​ ​the​ ​hands-on, technical​ ​skills​ ​needed​ ​to​ ​apply​ ​it​ ​to​ ​your​ ​own​ ​projects.​ ​With​ ​your​ ​combined​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​UX​ ​and​ ​UI, you’ll​ ​know​ ​how​ ​to​ ​please​ ​and​ ​effectively​ ​communicate​ ​to​ ​your​ ​users​ ​through​ ​every​ ​screen​ ​you​ ​design, and​ ​have​ ​the​ ​polished​ ​UI​ ​for​ ​a​ ​fully​ ​responsive​ ​app​ ​to​ ​prove​ ​it!
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Tuition Plans2 monthly instalments or an upfront fee. Contact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com for pricing in Euros and Pounds.
    Refund / GuaranteeFull refund provided for cancellations within the first 2 weeks of course start date.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelStudents must have UX design experience.
    Prep WorkNone
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • UX Design

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    Design, User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time15 Hours/week43 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$6,900
    Class size25
    LocationOnline
    If you want to build a career as a UX designer, this is for you. Over the course of ten months, you’ll learn everything you need to know to break into the industry. Created by leading UX designers from tech giants including Apple and Hewlett-Packard, and structured by course designers from Harvard and Berkeley, we’re here to give you the very best learning experience there is. Beginning with UX Fundamentals, through to complete end-to-end design, we’ll fully immerse you in the industry as well as cover each area of specialization you’ll need to know as a working UX designer. At the end of the course you’ll have an impressive, personalized portfolio ready to show potential employers, giving you the confidence to ace any interview as a Certified UX Designer.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Skills Fund
    Tuition Plans10 monthly instalments or an upfront fee. Contact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com for pricing in Euros and Pounds.
    Refund / GuaranteeFull refund provided for cancellations within the first 2 weeks of course start date.
    ScholarshipContact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com to get a $500 scholarship.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelSuitable for beginners or students with basic knowledge of UX.
    Prep WorkNone required
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Voice Design for Designers

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    OnlinePart Time15 Hours/week8 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$2,000
    Class size25
    LocationOnline
    Ideal for those who are already designers, this​ ​course​ ​walks​ ​you​ ​through​ ​the​ ​process​ ​of​ ​designing​ ​for​ ​voice​ ​user​ ​interfaces​ ​and​ ​shows​ ​you​ ​where and​ ​how​ ​it​ ​differs​ ​from​ ​designing​ ​for​ ​visual​ ​interfaces.​ ​You’ll​ ​use​ ​what​ ​you​ ​already​ ​know​ ​about​ ​topics​ ​like creating​ ​user​ ​personas,​ ​prototyping,​ ​and​ ​usability​ ​testing​ ​to​ ​develop​ ​three​ ​skills​ ​for​ ​Amazon’s​ ​Alexa​ ​voice assistant.​ ​Skills​ ​in​ ​this​ ​context​ ​are​ ​essentially​ ​applications​ ​that​ ​users​ ​can​ ​interact​ ​with​ ​using​ ​their​ ​voice. Starting​ ​with​ ​why​ ​voice​ ​is​ ​so​ ​exciting​ ​and​ ​psychologically​ ​appealing​ ​to​ ​people,​ ​the​ ​course​ ​will​ ​take​ ​you through​ ​unique​ ​use​ ​cases​ ​for​ ​voice,​ ​discuss​ ​the​ ​differences​ ​in​ ​creating​ ​personas​ ​for​ ​voice,​ ​show​ ​you​ ​how to​ ​use​ ​Amazon’s​ ​skill​ ​builder​ ​interface,​ ​and​ ​help​ ​you​ ​get​ ​your​ ​first​ ​skill​ ​out​ ​into​ ​the​ ​world. Next,​ ​you’ll​ ​create​ ​in-depth​ ​designs​ ​for​ ​a​ ​second​ ​skill,​ ​beginning​ ​with​ ​user​ ​stories​ ​and​ ​moving​ ​through sample​ ​dialogs,​ ​user​ ​flows,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​complete​ ​script​ ​for​ ​your​ ​skill.​ ​You’ll​ ​run​ ​usability​ ​tests​ ​with​ ​your​ ​newly designed​ ​skill,​ ​iterate​ ​on​ ​it,​ ​and​ ​add​ ​it​ ​to​ ​your​ ​growing​ ​voice​ ​portfolio.​ ​Then,​ ​you’ll​ ​dig​ ​into​ ​some​ ​additional considerations​ ​for​ ​voice,​ ​including​ ​when​ ​and​ ​how​ ​to​ ​combine​ ​voice​ ​capabilities​ ​with​ ​visual​ ​interfaces,​ ​how to​ ​address​ ​accessibility​ ​issues​ ​with​ ​voice,​ ​and​ ​how​ ​to​ ​make​ ​sure​ ​voice​ ​transactions​ ​are​ ​carried​ ​out​ ​with safety​ ​in​ ​mind.​ ​You’ll​ ​design​ ​a​ ​third,​ ​multimodal​ ​skill​ ​that​ ​uses​ ​Alexa’s​ ​skill​ ​cards​ ​to​ ​combine​ ​graphic​ ​and voice​ ​considerations. The​ ​course​ ​is​ ​divided​ ​into​ ​two​ ​Achievements​ ​and​ ​contains​ ​a​ ​total​ ​of​ ​17​ ​Exercises.​ ​At​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​each Exercise,​ ​you’ll​ ​complete​ ​a​ ​Task​ ​to​ ​immediately​ ​apply​ ​what​ ​you’ve​ ​learned​ ​to​ ​a​ ​deliverable​ ​related​ ​to​ ​the design​ ​process​ ​for​ ​your​ ​Alexa​ ​skills.​ ​
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Tuition Plans2 monthly instalments or an upfront fee. Contact us at olivia@careerfoundry.com for pricing in Euros and Pounds.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelStudents must have UX design experience.
    Prep WorkNone
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo

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  • $500 CareerFoundry Scholarship

    Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive CareerFoundry scholarship for $500 off tuition!

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    Offer is only valid for new applicants. Applicants who have already submitted an application cannot claim this scholarship. & This scholarship cannot be combined with other offers.

    Qualifying Courses

    • UX Design (Online)
    • Full Stack Web Development (Online)
    • UI Design (Online)

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  • Jo • Graduate
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    My adventure with Career Foundry started after I decided I wanted to improve my skills as a UX designer. I also completed their Amazon Alexa course with them. Both the UX course and the Amazon Alexa course were amazing! Their content was well organised, and often updated. Their professional mentors and tutors were always happy to help. They also make you feel like they genuinely want you succeed! Also, their Slack community was one of the best ones I've belong to: both the students and student advisors are active and engaging. 

    It was such a refreshing and hands-on experience, I can't recommend it enough. 

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    To preface, I have only been in Careerfoundry's UX Design course for a month. Now with that being said, it has been an absolutely marvelous month. This is not a school, this is an opportunity. If something is not working for you, the guys at CF will find a way to make it work. If you're not feeling motivated, they'll find a way to motivate you. There is also freedom; while there are soft deadlines and structure, the amount of freedom given relieves the "chore" vibe you might get from a traditional educational institute. The provide the backbone to your learning and let you create and cater the rest to your needs. 

    I'd love to include some criticism, just to make this review feel more real - but with one month under my belt, I have none. If you decide to go the bootcamp route to learning, then look no further. The price, quality and quantity of knowledge cannot be bested here. 

  • Prachi Joshi • Student
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    I am currently enrolled in UI design course from Careerfoundry, & I am so glad that I made this decision. There course is built brilliantly! Teaching you step by step all the necessary tools & skills, & alongwith that you have guidance from industry experts as your dedicated tutor & mentor, advisors & fellow students on platforms like slack. Managing a busy life with a two year toddler is a challenge but their flexible schedule allows me to study as per by convenience. If you are looking for a career change go ahead, take a leap & enroll here & you are in for something lifechanging!

     

     

     

     

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    Challenging but fun! I have learned so much in such a short time.

  • Ismail Munanira • Student
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    I have a few months to go on my UI course and wow my experience with Career Foundry has been super great!!!:) The curriculum, freedom to work in your own pace, assistance, advice, and feedback really flow well and it is my first experience doing an online course and am really happy it has been this great experience and journey.

    I would in a heartbeat recommend CF to anyone who is looking for sure!!!:)

  • Sabina • UI Designer • Student
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    I've been doing the 4 months course in UI Design and I would definitely recommend this to anyone who's been interested in graphic design or UI.
     

    The courses and tasks are great, I had a very knowledgeableand helpful mentor, Olga, the teachers are very helpful and give you great and honest input and feedback on your project. You will learn every practical skill that you need to know to prepare you for the work life of a UI designer.
     

    It's not a must but I would say that it helps you to somewhat have knowledge of Sketch before, just because I think you would get a better craftsmanship and result to publish in your portfolio. I have nothing negative to say about CareerFoundrys UI course, go for it if this is the design path you want to take!

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    When I was looking for a UX program, I consulted UX experts for their recommendations. Actually, that is how I found out about Careerfoundry UX Design. 

    As a student now, I can highly recommend the Careerfoundry UX Design program. It is a very well-structured, intense and challenging program. I am very satisfied with the program. I am learning a lot by doing and improving my work with the feedback from my teacher and mentor. 

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    Deciding to take the leap with this course is the best decision I have made in a long time. 3 months ago, I was searching through these reviews, trying to muster up the courage to dive head-first into something that would help me make the transition to a career that is more creatively fulfilling. 
    I'm now halfway through the UI Design course with CareerFoundry, and I truly could not be more happy with my decision! The course walks you through the fundamentals of design, and as each assigned is project-based, you'll see your portfolio start to take shape as you progress through the course. Not to mention the amazing encouragement of the tutors, mentors and student advisors, you'll be in good hands! 
    This course is fast-paced, but if you put a lot into it you'll get 10 x as much out of it!  

  • Great program
    - 7/13/2019
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    I have really enjoyed my overall experience with CF.  Everyone I have met so far have been super friendly and helpful, from their support staffs to expert tutors. The curriculum (in terms of explaining  concepts and assignments seem) to be a little unclear at times and that’s natural since it is a self study program. Though their staff and other students are generally willing to offer help and advice as long as you are willing to reach out. 

  • Very satisfied
    - 7/12/2019
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    I've started the UX design course with Career Foudry on 24 of June.

    The courses are easy to follow, to understand and they're really entertaining. You have links to other sources and videos from UX experts with clarifications on the course. At the end of every course there is a task and you need to submit 3 task per week. You are assigned a tutor and a mentor and the tasks are always corrected by the end oof the day when you submitted them, or the day after. My tutor always gave me really clear, detailed and helpful feedbacks and I am thankful to her.

    Also on the course platform, you feel  like in a real community.

    Overall, so far I have a good experience and I would clearly recommend the school!

     

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    I am halfway through my UI design course at Career Foundry and so far I had a very positive experience. The material is built up very well, and there are always extra reading materials so you can dig yourself deep into any topic. The tutors and mentors are very responsive and passionate about their subject. Probably the most valuable service you get here are the monthly video calls with your mentor. I would also mention the student projects as a differentiator. These projects are very hands on and allows you to create a portfolio for yourself during the course, which will be your most important tool in finding a job in your specialization.
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    I was kind of stuck in the moment of my life where I was trying to figure out what can I do to feel fulfilled and happy with my carrier. I've heard about UX and it interested me since the beginning! But... "I have to get some experience and education, how I am gonna do it ?" I thought. Then I found out this amazing online course! It is very well explained and its providing very good tutors and mentors. 

    Skype calls with my mentor are always very interesting, inspiring and eye-opening! There is nothing more valuable than learning from someone with huge luggage of experience!

    I am definitely recommending Career Foundry UX Designer course. This experience can definitely change your life and help you gain the confidence to start your new career!

     

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    I am halfway through my UI Design course now. I feel like I learned quite a bit about UI Deisgn so far. I am studying fulltime and feel like the flexibility of online learning really suits my lifestyle. Its not only preparing me to be a UI designer but also to work as a freelancer. The course is really well structured and you learn a lot about the processes iof designing an app within each module.

    I can thoroughly recommend the course to anyone whos considering studying UI design.  

  • Student
    - 6/17/2019
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    I'm taking the Full-stack Web Development program and I've been very impressed with the quality of instruction and support at CareerFoundry.  I am learning so much that my head is spinning, but I know that I am gaining the skills that will help me get a great job!

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    I started with the UX Design Course at the end of may and just finished the Fundamentals Course - I love the system. I can work in my own pace, I can add details if I want and there is enough time, there are bonus tasks for those who are very ambitous and you always get great support from Tutor and Mentor mixed up with several tips for further lecture. 

    Can only recommend it and am looking forward to dive into the Immersion Course next week!

  • Jazmin Jensen • UX student • Student
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    After doing a lot of research on UX boot camps I settled on Career Foundry for the price and because I could complete the course at my own pace. My tutor and mentor have been very helpful and supportive through my learning and I feel like I’m getting a very hands-on approach to all aspects of the design process. Would recommend! 

  • Erin • student/former art educator • Student
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    Don't hesitate to enroll! It's the BEST decision you can make and the best online UI program out there on the web. Several companies group UX and UI as the same thing and raise the price for their academies and instruction. When you complete the UI course along with the Job Training you are offered a money back guarantee if you do not obtain a job or get a certain number of free lance hours. Career Foundry makes sure your online presence, LinkedIn, Portfilio, and Resume are the best they can be. They guide you through practice interviews and sample questions. I took a course on DesignLab and General Assembly and the help factor was not as complete and organized as CF. You have advisors, tutors, and mentors that faciliate your journey through the course. General Assembly costs much more as well and you get much less. Seriously sign up with CF and take the challenge to build your career to greater heights. 

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    I'm doing the Ui Design Course with Carreerfoundry. I was thinking a lot about doing it because I'm a Graphic Designer and I was a bit worried if I wouldn't learn to much. But the course offers a lot of specific content and it is well structured, with a lot of task to practice the new knowledge. If you're interested in UI, I think it's a good option!

  • Michael Johansen • Student
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    CareerFoundry has impressed me with their ability to transcend the digital divide with general human care. My regular encounters with mentor, tutor, career specialist are all stellar and SO helpful. What really impressed me is the speedy and responsive feedback from the curriculum team anytime I’ve brought up an issue. I do miss being around other creatives in person but I have no doubts my education with CF will lead to my quick hiring on a great team.

     

     

     

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    i loved it all the way through. I learned theory, history, core principles, and we created solid projects that provided tutor and mentor support all the way through!  i finished totally grasping UX Design!  going through job prep course soon!

  • Jodi B. • Student
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    I took the "Certified UX Designer" course from July 2018 to June 2019. It included UX Fundamentals, UX Immersion, and a specialization -- I took Frontend Development for Designers. I also took the Job Prep course. The support network is great (great Slack community!) and the tutors and mentors are helpful and very friendly.

    The UX course material was well-written and easy to follow. However, the time estimates they put on courses I found to be way off for the meatier assignments as did many other students judging from what they said in Slack.

    I feel like improvements could be made in the Frontend for Designers part of the course. When I took it, it had just been re-written. I found it difficult to follow, too much information was given in exercises (I'm thinking of the JavaScript exercise here), and one or two of the tasks felt like they had nothing to do with the material presented in the exercise. It very well could have just been me (since I didn't get much sleep while taking this course and working two jobs!) but at least one other student said the same thing and found this particular part of the course difficult.

    I would not recommend taking this course if you work two jobs. I know your goal is to get to a point where you don't have to work two jobs, but you'll spend every waking hour either working or studying and you will lose a lot of sleep over this, which is not healthy. They've designed it so it should be manageable with 20 hours a week of study, but you will need way more than that. If you think 20 hours is manageable, add 10-15 more hours onto that and think twice before you sign up. Also, when you get halfway through your specialization, you can start the Job Prep course. For me, that was tough because I had to add that coursework on top of the coursework I was already doing for my specialization and my two jobs! 

    I would suggest a slower track for people in my situation (i.e. stuck between a rock and a hard place because they have to work two jobs to make ends meet and are stuck because they don't have time to upskill so they can get a better job and don't have to work two jobs!) so they can have longer to finish the course.

    Having said all that, I feel like this experience has given me the knowledge and tools I need to pursue a career in UX Design. I know I have a very strong network of fellow students, alumni, and mentors I can reach out to with any questions, concerns, or project ideas from now on and that is incredibly valuable! Despite everything, I have truly enjoyed my experience with CareerFoundry.

  • Suhaib Ahmad • Student
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    I would highly recommended CareerFoundry UX Design course, course content is state of the art. The tutor and mentor are very cooperative and supportive. Their feedback give me new insight about UX design. Student advisors are also very cooperative in every matter. As well as Slack community is also very interactive.
  • Hannah Ciprian • Graduate
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    I recently completed my Careerfoundry UX Immersion course, and looking back, I was overwhelmed by how far I had come and how much I had learned in a small amount of time. I am now equipped with all of the knowledge and skills I need in order to start work as a UX Designer, as well as a portfolio displaying the entire design process.
    The simple, informative and practical exercises were easy to follow, and when I had any doubts or issues I was able to contact my tutor via chat to get help.
    My tutor and mentor were very supportive throughout my time at Careerfoundry. As a waitress with no design / technology background, I was a bit intimidated by all of the new information, but my tutor and mentor gave me encouraging feedback throughout and helped me to feel confident about my work.

    I think Careerfoundry UX Immersion course is great for anyone wishing to change careers or learn more about ux design because it is comprehensive and covers every aspect of user experience design.

    I highly recommend it! 

  • Cici.Y • Graduate
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    I took a full certified ux design courses, which took me a whole year to finish (including career prep courses). I switched my career and had no design background at all, but I managed to land a ux job within 3 months after graduation. I have to say that CareerFoundry provides a lot of great foundation knowledge for ux design and the teachers are very nice.  My tutor was Jonny who gave me great advice and encouragements during my UX studies, and my mentor Leah who mentored me through my “UI for UX” specialization courses. She is always there for me even when the courses are finished. When I was about to graduate , she even gave me some personal projects to do and it helped me build my portfolio with real clients.  My career advisor Sami always reached out to me and taught me many useful tips about interviewing and job searching. CareerFoundry also has a platform on slack so all students and teachers can communicate there freely admins support each other. However, only focus on the Curriculum is not enough, students might end up having 2-3 projects on the portfolio after graduation from CareerFoundry, but in real world, companies want to see some projects with real clients. If anyone who wants to get a job after graduaiton, he needs to work hard and improves skills after school, looks for clients to work on real projects.  and sacrifices his leisure time. CareerFoundry also advised what to do after graduation. They have done the best they can and I’m glad and grateful that through CF I become a real designer. 

  • Zahid Patel • Student
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    The UX course is challenging and highly insightful. With the help of my wonderful tutor, menotor, and career specialist, I'm feeling very confident and ready to transition my career into the field of UX. Thanks, CareerFoundry! 

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